Tradesmen International, Inc. Marine Sales Representative in Newport News, Virginia


Outside Sales Rep, Marine Division

Tradesmen International is the nation’s leading providing of skilled craftsmen, helping contractors to get their jobs done safely, on-time and with the highest degree of quality. Our Marine Division supports shipyards, yacht yards and maritime contractors in all major port cities across the United States.

As an Outside Sales Rep candidate, you’d have strong relationship building skills to go along with 3 or more years of maritime and/or government related sales experience. You should be familiar with maritime terminology and have a basic understanding on the shipbuilding and ship repair industry. You’d also be willing to represent Tradesmen at local industry association events and do a great job at adapting to various social environments. Proficiency using technology, including a smart phone, tablet, CRM software and Office 365 would be a definite plus. In return, we’ll offer a competitive base salary, uncapped commission potential, access to an active client base, Tradesmen CRM software, a monthly auto allowance and a company-issued iPhone & 4G iPad. This is a great opportunity for a hard working sales professional looking to develop long lasting relationships in the maritime industry.

Basic Qualifications

-3+ years of maritime and/or government related sales experience

-Reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license

-Proficient in Microsoft Office, CRM software and smart phone/tablet


Marine, maritime, shipbuilding, ship repair, yacht, shipyard, boatyard, yacht yard, ship, aircraft carrier, US Navy, naval station, government, defense, department of defense, military


Major Responsibilities include:

  1. Create and Grow Sales

  2. Build and Sustain Strong Client Relationships

  3. Manage and Build Strong Relationships with Field Employees

  4. Perform Administrative Functions Critical to the Sales Function

Job Requirements:

Field Representatives / Sales Representative must have the ability to work in a high-energy team environment, be self-motivated and goal oriented with a proven track record. A "team player" attitude is expected. We find that individuals who have a true passion for sales and are commission-driven are the field representatives who top the income charts.

  • Good interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills along with the ability to prioritize activities to ensure client satisfaction is required.

  • College degree desired, but not required. Industry knowledge is a definite plus, but not required.

  • Standard computer skills - experience using Word, Excel, Outlook or equivalents.

  • Experience and success using a CRM is a plus.

  • This is a field-based sales position.

Company Details


We offer all our Field Representatives an annual salary plus very attractive commission structure, as well as a comprehensive benefits package and paid time off. We support your personal efforts and growth through continued training initiatives locally and at the Tradesmen Education Center at our Cleveland, Ohio, corporate office.

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Jena Schneider


US-VA-Newport News

Req ID 2018-188816IN

Category Sales and Sales Related - Sales Representative, Services

Job Board IN

Travel 50%

Location US-VA-Newport News